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a christmas carol

Christmas at the Neeld

The magic and sparkle of Christmas comes to the Neeld Community and Arts Centre in Chippenham which has unveiled its first festive season programme. The season highlight is the iconic festive Charles Dickens’ classic A Christmas Carol which has been adapted for the stage by award-winning writer Laura Turner.  The Chapterhouse Theatre Company production comes […]

Wiltshire Music Centre

Wiltshire Music Centre at the Neeld

This summer the Wiltshire Music Centre brings two events to the Neeld, a family concert with the Berkeley Ensemble on June 11 and a summer big band concert with the Wiltshire Youth Jazz Orchestra (WYJO) on July 3. We caught up with WMC to find out more… The Wiltshire Music Centre is bringing the Berkeley […]

Ceroc dancing

Ceroc Dancing

We like a good boogie here at the Neeld, so we love Wednesdays as it’s ceroc dancing night with Richard from Ceroc Live …   Tell us about ceroc dancing and how you came to love it? Ceroc is a partner dance that is best described as salsa without the footwork. Very easy to learn and […]

Folk Music at the Neeld

Folk Music in Chippenham – Calan on Tour Calan have had a busy year!  They’ve been locked up in a detainment cell at Chicago airport, been struck by a tornado and been the subject of a House of Commons debate all in one year.  Calan, the band that have been credited for ‘giving folk music […]

At the Mountains of Madness

At The Mountains of Madness

Icarus Theatre Collective bring us a world premiere –  the first theatre adaptation of H.P. Lovecraft’s chilling masterpiece At the Mountains of Madness. Desperate. Incensed. Exhausted. William Dyer returns from a cursed expedition to the Antarctic. To protect our world, he keeps deep secrets that he knows the speaking of can only shatter his fragile […]

childrens theatre in chippenham

The Mayor’s gala performance of A Pocketful of Grimms

This year Chippenham’s mayor is hosting a charity gala performance supporting The Rise Trust of fantastic childrens theatre in Chippenham. The performance will be a magical family showing of A Pocketful of Grimms. Let the storytellers from Story Pocket Theatre whisk you away to a land of fables and wonder to explore some of the favourite fairy […]

Purple Flag

Purple Flag B2B conference

Join us to find out what Purple Flag could do for you, your business or organisation as we launch Chippenham’s first Purple Flag year at a special conference. Purple Flag status is given to towns judged to be lively, vibrant and safe at night. Chippenham is the first Wiltshire market town to gain the national […]

Battle of the Bands

Take The Stage

Take the Stage is a battle of the bands style music competition for local young bands in partnership with Riverbank Studios in Chippenham. It is a bi-monthly event where bands are playing on stage in a professional setting. The winner of this season will get an opening slot on the Neeld stage, free recording sessions […]

live theatre

Into The West

This Easter Travelling Light Theatre Company brings us Into The West adding to The Neelds Growing Live Theatre Events Schedule Don’t miss our excellent live theatre offer of buy a child get an adult free. Use the code FreeAdult online or call 01249 446699 Imagine a glorious white horse comes out of a sea-mist and […]

Live Comedy in Chippenham

April Comedy at The Neeld – Live Comedy in Chippenham The Neeld is the centre of comedy in Chippenham and hosts a wide range of live comedy shows from satire to improvisation. Our program includes a range of established comedians as well as insightful and ground-breaking new acts. February saw Jody Kamali and his Circus […]